Synopses & Reviews
Ever wondered what makes over 3 million listeners tune in week after week to Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion? Thought about a visit to Lake Wobegon but never got around to it? Now is the time to find out and take a special tour. Pretty Good Bits is a special limited edition sampler containing "pretty good bits" from this popular radio program, including an episode of Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye, ads from loyal sponsors, trademark sound effects, and a classic News from Lake Wobegon monologue.
This is a specially priced introduction to "A Prairie Home Companion" including ads, music, and a classic monologue. Unabridged. 1 CD.
About the Author
GARRISON KEILLOR is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast.
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Table of Contents
Powdermilk Biscuit theme song --A message from the Professional Organization of English Majors --The Fred Newman School of Audio Realism --Catchup Advisory Board -- Oh baby --Guy Noir --Pontoon boat --Tishomingo blues.